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What questions should I ask my doctor if they recommend treatment to ease hot flashes or other symptoms related to menopause?

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If you have problems related to menopause, such as hot flashes, and your doctor recommends treatment, ask what the risks and benefits are, how long you'll need to use the treatment, what side effects need a doctor's attention, how to take the medicine, what to do if you miss a dose, and if there's anything you need to avoid while on the medicine.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 12, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 12/12/2019

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The National Women's Health Information Center (www4woman.gov).

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 12, 2019

SOURCE: 

The National Women's Health Information Center (www4woman.gov).

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 12, 2019

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